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Egypt, Morocco lose first World cup matches conceding last minute goals

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World Cup: And in the end, Putin wins?; Trump hits back at critics; Migrant crisis divides EU governments

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FRANCE IN FOCUS

The Jewish community's place in French society

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Football and tech: The data game is on!

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John Cameron Mitchell on his new film 'How to Talk to Girls at Parties'

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DOWN TO EARTH

Iran's water crisis

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Residents of southern Lebanon live in fear of another war

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Turning pain into hope: Rwanda's children of rape

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A live debate on the topic of the day, with four guests. From Monday to Thursday at 7.10 pm Paris time.

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Syria Spillover (part 2)

Are Lebanon's fears of being dragged into Syria's conflict becoming reality? With Lebanon's leaders unable to prevent tit-for-tat cross-border kidnappings, François Picard’s panel looks at what the possibility of regime change in Damascus may mean for its neighbour, and in particular for Assad ally Hezbollah.

  • Hisham JABER. Director, Center for Middle East Studies (from Beirut);
  • Elie ABDEL-HAYE. Coordinator, 'March 14 Forces' (opposition);
  • Pierre ROUSSELIN. Senior Editor, Le Figaro
  • David SCHENKER. Director, Program on Arab Politics, The Washington Institute (from Washington).

Produced by François Picard, Anelise Borges, Mary Colombel, Shamira Muhammad.

Watch the first part here.

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2018-06-14 Russia

It's all kicking off: What expectations for Russia's World Cup?

The day has arrived. Russia is kicking off a month of planetary football madness at its own World Cup. Over the next month, at office water coolers, cafes and family gatherings,...

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2018-06-13 migrants

Franco-Italian rift: Conte, Macron row over stranded migrants

Will the new Italian prime minister still be coming for lunch on Friday? Amid an escalation with France's president over the refusal to take in stranded migrants in the...

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2018-06-12 Asia-pacific

Handshake for the ages: What to make of the historic Trump-Kim summit?

The first ever meeting between a sitting US president and a North Korean leader marked a de facto recognition of the North Korean regime. But it's still far from bringing lasting...

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2018-06-11 Donald Trump

Expect the unexpected: Trump and Kim in Singapore for historic summit

Just a big photo-op? Or will the Singapore summit make history? Donald Trump is to become the first sitting US president to ever shake hands with a North Korean leader. Not too...

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2018-06-07 2018 FIFA World Cup

Moscow calling: What legacy for Putin's World Cup?

One week ahead of the kick-off of the 2018 World Cup, what legacy for Russia and its president? At the outset of what's on paper his final term, Vladimir Putin is manning the...

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